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coming down freely under the influence of gravity
"the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from drop.
Thrifty wench scrapes kitchen-stuff,
And barreling the droppings and the snuff
Of wasting candles. John Donne.
Strain out the last dull droppings of your sense,
And rhyme with all the rage of impotence. Alexander Pope, Criticism.
the action of causing to drop or of letting drop; falling
that which falls in drops; the excrement or dung of animals
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
An old mode of salute by lowering flags or uppermost sails.
The numerical value of dropping in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of dropping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
The temperature is increasing and the humidity is dropping, the incident commander is being very cautious.
Europe has not managed to reach the 2015 Millennium Development Goal target ... and time is running out, we cannot afford dropping our guard on HIV/AIDS.
I'm not a masochist. If I was dropping in the polls where I saw that I wasn't going to win, why would I continue?
Retirement is out of the question for me, I don't think I can recover from this, i'll end up dropping dead on the job.
The city is in a very, very difficult state of siege, relentless shelling of residential blocks is ongoing, airplanes have been dropping bombs on residential areas. The Russian occupants are using heavy artillery, including Grad multiple rocket launchers.
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